SUPPORT SERVICES

At CFD we are committed to being of ample support in different ways. We want our students to be able to gain self-confidence in dealing with new situations and upcoming challenges. Our focus is to ensure that they grow in a well-rounded manner to optimize their potential in varied areas.

Orientation

The College journey is an exciting and challenging one!

To support a smooth transition into college life at CFD, Student Affairs offers an Orientation program that will ensure students are prepared and have all the necessary information to shine like a star while at CFD!

Some of the topics covered in orientation include; code of conduct, ethics and policies on various issues like plagiarism, punctuality, academic dishonesty etc.

We will also get students familiar with the Facilities, Transportation, and various “college hacks” that will help get the most out of the student life experience.

Advising & Guidance

Its’ not uncommon in college to encounter some difficulties.  CFD is happy to identify and assign a Faculty Advisor for students who need extra guidance and advice.

You may seek advice on any of the following:

  • Registration procedures
  • Academic rules & regulations
  • Semester by semester course requirements and your academic progress
  • Examination rules & regulations

The Academic Advisor will be an invaluable resource as students navigate academic demands and overall student experience.

Counseling

Personalized counseling will be available to all students on a drop in and appointment basis. The Student Affairs Department will assist students in their emotional, inter-personal, intellectual and professional growth while at CFD.

Students can seek counseling for the following (for example):

  • Personal concerns and issues relating to adjusting to college life
  • Issues or concerns around living arrangements, roommates etc.
  • Career pathways planning and exploration
  • Learning and academic challenges

Students will also be offered Student Success Seminars to enhance and support academic success.
Students may also be referred by a member of the faculty or staff for counseling when academic difficulties appear to be related to personal issues.

Academic Enrichment services will be provided to meet the needs of students academic and personal growth.

Student will be able to access the following:

  • Exam-Preparation advise
  • Study and Test-Strategies
  • Time Management tips

The Academic Enrichment services will help you achieve success the following sessions will be offered:

  • Test Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Student Leadership

The goal of this program is to offer a broad range of interventions that may be useful to students who may be on academic probation or to those who wish to improve their academic performance. At CFD, we are committed to being of ample support in different ways. Once the areas in which a student needs help is identified, a counselor will aid them in creating an individualized program that they can use to improve their academic performance.

The ways in which this can be done is through:

  • Making study and learning strategies specific to the situation/individual.
  • Individual Counseling and one-on-one sessions.

Career Development

Career support services will be provided to educate, prepare and assist students as they pursue career development & job search process, and will be available throughout the year.

This department will establish industry relations, industry advisory board and serve as a place for employers to advertise job openings and for students to access this information.

The options and events through which this will happen are:

  • One to one career coaching/counseling
  • Career Development Inventories and Assessments
  • Preparing for the world of work
  • Group seminars on career and work readiness topics
  • Industry/Internship Connectivity
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